Stanton Man Killed In Crash On 5 Freeway In Mission Viejo

MISSION VIEJO ( — Authorities say a 25-year-old Stanton resident was killed this weekend in a collision on the San Diego (5) Freeway in Mission Viejo.

The victim, identified as Armando Hernandez, was pronounced dead at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center at 5:15 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was traveling in a vehicle that struck the back of a semi-tractor trailer around 4:26 a.m., according to coroner’s officials.

The crash occurred on the southbound lanes of the thoroughfare just south of Oso Parkway.

No further information was immediately available.

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